Music, Movie and Entertainment News 25th February 2008

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Skies Clear For Oscars

25th February 2008 1:00

The Oscars turned a rain-soaked Hollywood into a sunny celebration as stars gathered for the 80th Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre. The event...

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Klum Designs Oscars Bra

25th February 2008 1:37

HEIDI KLUM married her role as a Victoria's Secret spokesmodel and her jewellery line to create a one-of-a-kind Oscars bra for the Oscars. The...

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Linney Still Stunned By Oscar Dazzle

25th February 2008 1:37

LAURA LINNEY still can't get used to her nights out at the Oscars, despite attending the big event three times in the last decade. The actress was...

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Roberts Named Oscars' Most Stylish

25th February 2008 1:37

JULIA ROBERTS has been named the Best-Dressed Oscar winner in a new online poll. The actress' look at the 2000 Academy Awards, where she was named...

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Garner Stunned By Busey On The Red Carpet

25th February 2008 1:37

JENNIFER GARNER was left nervous and lost for words after GARY BUSEY confronted her on the red carpet at the Oscars - and kissed her. The actress...

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Christie Calls For Prison Camp Closure At The Oscars

25th February 2008 1:37

Oscar nominee JULIE CHRISTIE was in the mood for making a point at the Academy Awards on Sunday (24Feb08), calling for the closure of military...

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Fascinating Oscars Fact:

25th February 2008 1:37

Oscar nominee RUBY DEE is writing a musical.

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Fascinating Oscars Fact:

25th February 2008 1:37

Los Angeles radio personality JASON BENTLEY will be the first DJ to perform at the post-Academy Awards Governor's Ball. He'll play famous film...

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Fascinating Oscars Fact:

25th February 2008 1:37

The Ebony Pre-Oscars Celebration party in Hollywood on Thursday (21Feb08) was extra special for actress HOLLY ROBINSON PEETE - it marked the first...

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25th February 2008 1:37

"I've a little shot... I'm up against four people that have quite long roles, some of them almost like a leading role. It makes it hard to think of...

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Skies Clear For Oscars

25th February 2008 2:01

The Oscars turned a rain-soaked Hollywood into a sunny celebration as stars gathered for the 80th Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on Sunday...

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Fascinating Fact 4894

25th February 2008 2:01

MADONNA has reteamed with STEVEN MEISEL, the photographer behind her controversial SEX book, for an upcoming Vanity Fair magazine spread.

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The Things They Say 7340

25th February 2008 2:01

"I have some waterfront property - right in front of the Mann's Chinese Theatre... They're putting me right there with all the big dogs." SEAN COMBS...

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Illness Forces Krauss To Cancel Mcferrin Show

25th February 2008 2:01

Bluegrass star ALISON KRAUSS is recovering from an undisclosed illness which prompted her to cancel a prestigious date at New York's Carnegie Hall...

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Scott Remembered With Statue Honour

25th February 2008 2:01

Tragic AC DC rocker BON SCOTT has been honoured in his native Perth, Australia with a life-size bronze statue. The memorial was unveiled as part of...

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Drummer's Car Up For Auction

25th February 2008 2:01

A car that once belonged to DEF LEPPARD star RICK ALLEN is up for sale on auction website eBay.com. According to a posting on the band's fansite,...

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Diddy Gets In Shape For Action Role

25th February 2008 2:01

Hip-hop mogul SEAN COMBS is in training for an action movie role he has yet to be offered. The driven star admits he has started feeling a little...

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Registry Suggests Lopez's Babies Were A Week Late

25th February 2008 2:01

JENNIFER LOPEZ had hoped to give birth to her twins on St. Valentine's Day (14Feb08), according to her gift registry details. The singer/actress...

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Farrell Sickened By Swan's Foot 'Treat'

25th February 2008 2:01

COLIN FARRELL is still haunted by the memory of eating a swan's foot in Tibet. The Irishman was with friends on vacation in the Buddhist mecca when...

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The Things They Say 7341

25th February 2008 2:01

"I just turn up to see the stars. I've been here about 20 times... What can I say? I'm an Oscar man." JACK NICHOLSON, who has become a fixture at the...

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Roberts Named Oscars' Most Stylish

25th February 2008 2:01

JULIA ROBERTS has been named the Best-Dressed Oscar winner in a new online poll. The actress' look at the 2000 Academy Awards, where she was named...

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Garner Stunned By Busey On The Red Carpet

25th February 2008 2:01

JENNIFER GARNER was left nervous and lost for words after GARY BUSEY confronted her on the red carpet at the Oscars - and kissed her. The actress...

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Christie Calls For Prison Camp Closure At The Oscars

25th February 2008 2:01

Oscar nominee JULIE CHRISTIE was in the mood for making a point at the Academy Awards on Sunday (24Feb08), calling for the closure of military...

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Klum Designs Oscars Bra

25th February 2008 2:01

HEIDI KLUM married her role as a Victoria's Secret spokesmodel and her jewellery line to create a one-of-a-kind bra for the Oscars. The German...

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Fascinating Fact 4896

25th February 2008 2:01

JOHNNY DEPP was originally cast to play real-life stroke victim JEAN-DOMINIQUE BAUBY in Oscar-nominated JULIAN SCHNABEL's acclaimed new film THE...

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Fascinating Fact 4895

25th February 2008 2:01

JUMPER star RACHEL BILSON's grandfather, BRUCE BILSON, directed episodes of TV hits DALLAS, GET SMART, THE COLBYS and DYNASTY.

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Vantage Point Claims Oscar Weekend Number One

25th February 2008 2:01

Assassination thriller VANTAGE POINT is this year's (08) Oscar weekend top film at the U.S. box office after making $24 million (GBP12 million) in...

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The Things They Say 7342

25th February 2008 2:01

"I'm in complete denial about being a celebrity. I spend 80 per cent of my time in my kitchen, and occasionally I'm wheeled out to pretend to be KATE...

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Weaver To Take Over New York Theatre

25th February 2008 2:01

SIGOURNEY WEAVER is set to become a New York theatre owner after agreeing a deal with city and state officials to create a three stage drama space...

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Elizabeth + Ratatouille Win First Oscars

25th February 2008 2:07

ELIZABETH: THE GOLDEN AGE was the first winner at the Oscars, as ALEXANDRA BYRNE picked up the night's Best Costume Design award. The British...

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Hot Favourite Bardem Wins His First Oscar

25th February 2008 2:37

JAVIER BARDEM's menacing portrayal of psychotic killer ANTON CHIGURH in NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN earned the actor his first Oscar on Sunday night...

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Europe Claims Early Wins At The Oscars

25th February 2008 3:02

Europe was the early winner at the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb07) with Brit TILDA SWINTON and Spaniard JAVIER BARDEM claiming the night's first acting...

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No Country Scores An Early Oscars Double

25th February 2008 3:32

NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN became the first double winner at the 2008 Academy Awards after claiming two of the first 10 prizes. Spanish actor Javier...

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Cotillard Claims Another Gold For Europe

25th February 2008 3:38

French actress MARION COTILLARD has continued Europe's success at the 2008 Oscars by claiming the event's Best Actress prize for her stunning...

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Once Tune Serves Up Big Oscar Surprise

25th February 2008 4:09

Irish singer/songwriter GLEN HANSARD and his ONCE co-star MARKETA IRGLOVA served up the first big surprise at the 2008 Oscars by beating ALAN...

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Europe Claims All The Acting Prizes At The Oscars

25th February 2008 5:03

DANIEL DAY-LEWIS made it a clean sweep for Europe at the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb08), claiming the fourth of the night's acting awards. The Irishman...

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No Country For Old Men Triumphs At The Oscars

25th February 2008 5:33

Dark thriller NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN was the big winner at the 80th Academy Awards in Hollywood on Sunday (24Feb08), after claiming four of the eight...

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The Things They Say 7345

25th February 2008 5:33

"Thank you to the COENS for being crazy enough to think that I could do that and put one of the most horrible haircuts in history over my head."...

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The Things They Say 7344

25th February 2008 5:33

"GEORGE CLOONEY... the seriousness and dedication to your art, seeing you climb into that rubber batsuit, from BATMAN + ROBIN the one with the...

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The Things They Say 7343

25th February 2008 5:33

"The town was torn apart by a bitter writers strike but I'm happy to say the fight is over, so tonight, welcome to the make-up sex." Oscars host JON...

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Wilson Returns To Public Life

25th February 2008 5:33

OWEN WILSON made a triumphant return to Hollywood life as a presenter at the Oscars on Sunday night (24Feb08). The actor, who has shunned public...

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Fascinating Oscars Fact:

25th February 2008 5:33

ONCE star MARKETA IRGLOVA got lucky at the Oscars on Sunday night (24Feb08) when she was allowed to return to the stage to give her acceptance speech...

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Travolta Dances At The Oscars, Leaves His Landing Lights On

25th February 2008 5:33

JOHN TRAVOLTA lived up to his waltzing promise at the Academy Awards on Sunday (24Feb08) when he briefly danced to the Kodak Theatre podium to...

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The Things They Say 7347

25th February 2008 5:33

"I have an America agent who is the spitting image of this. Really, truly the same shaped head and, it has to be said, the buttocks and I'm giving...

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Fascinating Oscars Fact:

25th February 2008 5:33

NICOLE KIDMAN was the last celebrity to arrive at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood for the Oscars.

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The Things They Say 7346

25th February 2008 5:33

"DIABLO CODY used to be an exotic dancer and now she's an Oscarnominated screenwriter. I hope you're enjoying the paycut." Oscars host JON STEWART...

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Fascinating Oscars Fact:

25th February 2008 5:33

Honorary Oscar recipient ROBERT BOYLE made Academy Awards history on Sunday night (24Feb08) by becoming the oldest living winner at 98. The revered...

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The Things They Say 7348

25th February 2008 5:33

"Does this town need a hug...? NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, SWEENEY TODD, THERE WILL BE BLOOD. All I can say is, `Thank God for teen pregnancy.'" Oscars...

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Fascinating Oscars Fact:

25th February 2008 5:33

U.S. troops stationed in Baghdad, Iraq presented the Oscar for Best Documentary Short via satellite during Sunday's (24Feb08) Academy Awards ceremony.

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Soul Star Duffy Number One For Second Week With Mercy

25th February 2008 6:00

Welsh singer Duffy has topped the UK singles chart for a second week with soul hit Mercy.Dance track What's It Gonna Be by H Two O featuring Platnum...

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Jonas Brothers Are Secret Spies

25th February 2008 7:35

U.S. pop sensations THE JONAS BROTHERS are to turn their family name into a new espionage organisation for a MONKEES-style TV series. The sibling...

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Cowell: 'The Oscars Reek Of Snobbery'

25th February 2008 7:35

Acid-tongued music mogul SIMON COWELL has slammed Sunday (24Feb08) night's Academy Awards - because the Oscars "reek of snobbery". The American Idol...

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The Black Crowes Furious With 'Fabricated' Maxim Review

25th February 2008 7:35

U.S. rockers THE BLACK CROWES have been left fuming after a music critic allegedly "made up" a bad review of their first album in seven years. The...

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Wilson Returns To Public Life

25th February 2008 7:35

OWEN WILSON made a triumphant return to Hollywood life as a presenter at the Oscars on Sunday night (24Feb08). The actor, who has shunned public...

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No Country For Old Men Triumphs At The Oscars

25th February 2008 7:35

Dark thriller NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN was the big winner at the 80th Academy Awards in Hollywood on Sunday (24Feb08), after claiming four of the eight...

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Duffy Shows No Mercy Atop U.k. Singles Chart

25th February 2008 7:35

Soul newcomer DUFFY has held on to the number one spot in the U.K. singles chart with MERCY for the second week running. The Welsh singer fought off...

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Rihanna: 'I'm Addicted To Art'

25th February 2008 7:35

UMBRELLA star RIHANNA has a secret addiction to art collecting - which began after buying a painting by ROLLING STONES legend RONNIE WOOD. The R+B...

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Jazz Legend Macero Dies

25th February 2008 7:35

Legendary jazz producer TEO MACERO has died. He was 82. The star, who worked extensively with Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Miles Davis, died...

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Farrell Happy With $11,000 Motor Bargain

25th February 2008 7:35

Thrifty COLIN FARRELL bought a Ford Bronco for $11,000 (GBP5,500) off the Internet and then drove it from New York to Los Angeles. The Irish actor...

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Grant Lends Support To British Cancer Charity

25th February 2008 7:35

Big-hearted actor HUGH GRANT is lending his support to British charity Marie Curie Cancer Care as a thank you for its work with his late mother. The...

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Winfrey Signs Up Chef Oliver For New Show

25th February 2008 7:35

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has enlisted the culinary skills of British chef JAMIE OLIVER to help out on her new reality show. The star will take...

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Knightley: 'Photographs Take Away The Soul'

25th February 2008 7:35

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY hates having her photograph taken - because she insists each snap takes away a piece of her soul. The Atonement star tries to avoid...

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Connery Confident Of Scottish Independence

25th February 2008 7:35

Actor SIR SEAN CONNERY is confident his native Scotland will soon have independence from the British Isles. The star, who is a vocal supporter of...

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The Things They Say 7349

25th February 2008 7:35

"I just passed the time by actually writing movie scripts and TV pilots and then I would sell them to the studios... I just found it easier to sell...

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Fascinating Fact 4897

25th February 2008 7:35

HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN collects the shoes his characters wear in all his films.

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Stars Come Out For Pre-oscars Fundraiser

25th February 2008 7:35

GEORGE CLOONEY, TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES, CAMERON DIAZ, HARRISON FORD and JENNIFER ANISTON were among the Hollywood superstars who helped turned...

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Branson's Galactic Venture Gets A Boost

25th February 2008 7:35

Billionaire businessman RICHARD BRANSON's plans to take people into space onboard his Virgin Galactic rockets are proving so successful, the Brit is...

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No Country For Old Men And Day-lewis Win At The Oscars

25th February 2008 8:10

Daniel Day-Lewis has won the Oscar for best actor on an evening when all the major acting prizes went to European actors.Day-Lewis picked up the...

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Linda Lusardi Is Latest Contestant To Leave Dancing On Ice

25th February 2008 9:32

Former model Linda Lusardi has become the seventh contestant to be voted off ITV1's Dancing On Ice.The Emmerdale actress and partner Dan found...

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Day-lewis Thanks Clooney While Marion Cotillard Quivers

25th February 2008 9:51

Daniel Day-Lewis has explained why he kissed fellow best actor nominee George Clooney after winning the award at Sunday night's Oscars.The There Will...

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Boy Kill Boy And One Night Only Confirmed For Camden Crawl

25th February 2008 10:11

The full lineup for this year's Camden Crawl has been confirmed with teenage upstarts One Night Only included.The majority of the bands set to play...

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Top Gear Host Hammond Admits To 'Depression' Since Crash

25th February 2008 10:52

Richard Hammond has admitted to suffering from depression since the car crash that nearly killed him in 2006.The Top Gear presenter made a miraculous...

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Assassination Flick Vantage Point Tops Us Box Office

25th February 2008 11:12

Innovative action movie Vantage Point has topped the US box office after an impressive opening weekend of $24 million (12.2 million) grossed.The...

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Javine Gives Birth To Daughter

25th February 2008 12:13

JAVINE HYLTON, the partner of SO SOLID CREW MC HARVEY, has given birth to a baby girl.After giving birth at a hospital in Tooting, South London,...

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Turk Withdraws Guilty Plea

25th February 2008 12:23

Rapper TURK has withdrawn his guilty plea for an attempted murder charge relating to a police shootout in 2004. The former Hot Boys member, real...

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J. Holiday Arrested For Drug Possession

25th February 2008 12:23

R+B singer J. HOLIDAY has been arrested for marijuana possession in Maryland after police pulled him over for speeding. The Bed singer - real name...

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Smith's I Am Legend Zombie Fighter Honoured

25th February 2008 12:23

WILL SMITH's performance as a zombie fighter in I AM LEGEND has won the movie star the Cadet Choice Movie Award for 2008. The U.S. Military Academy...

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Blanchett Reveals Baby Gender

25th February 2008 12:23

Pregnant actress CATE BLANCHETT let slip the sex of her unborn child while she was at the Oscars on Sunday night (24Feb08). The Lord Of The Rings...

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Fox Tv Stations Fined For Nude Scenes

25th February 2008 12:23

U.S. broadcasting regulators have fined 13 Fox TV stations for showing an episode of MARRIED BY AMERICA which was said to contain "graphic bachelor...

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Fascinating Fact 4898

25th February 2008 12:23

MILEY CYRUS will film part of her upcoming HANNAH MONTANA movie in Nashville, Tennessee after her country music star father BILLY RAY CYRUS...

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Affleck's Naughty Song Spoof Response To Damon

25th February 2008 12:23

BEN AFFLECK has offered a rebuttal to friend MATT DAMON's saucy video skit with comedienne SARAH SILVERMAN - with an outrageous tune called I'M...

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Te Kanawa Slams Young Classical Stars

25th February 2008 12:23

Veteran opera star DAME KIRI TE KANAWA has blasted young classical music stars including chart-topping singer HAYLEY WESTENRA, insisting their...

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Martin + Aventura Wow Latin Music Awards

25th February 2008 12:23

RICKY MARTIN and Dominican band AVENTURA led the way at the 20th annual Premio Lo Nuestro Awards in Florida on Thursday (21Feb08). Martin picked up...

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Gill: 'Murphy's Mother Influenced Split'

25th February 2008 12:23

Singer JOHNNY GILL has spoken out about pal EDDIE MURPHY's split from TRACEY EDMONDS - insisting the star's mother warned him not to rush into the...

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The Things They Say 7353

25th February 2008 12:23

"I have absolutely no idea what happened after that. You could have told me my dress fell off." TILDA SWINTON was left dazed after hearing her name...

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The Things They Say 7352

25th February 2008 12:23

"I wind up in the emergency room often... I think it's because I'm really clumsy. I'd like to think it's because I'm really taking these daring...

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Mantegna Thrilled To Star In Former Student's Film

25th February 2008 12:23

Actor JOE MANTEGNA jumped at the chance to star in new comedy WITLESS PROTECTION - because it was written and directed by one of his former drama...

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The Things They Say 7351

25th February 2008 12:23

"We'd talk in the driveway like any other neighbours. Though I guess most neighbours don't leave their underpants in your fridge." JACK NICHOLSON on...

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Fascinating Fact 4900

25th February 2008 12:23

DIANE KEATON, TILDA SWINTON, DENNIS HOPPER, NICKY HILTON and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS star JOHN FRUSCIANTE were among the celebrity guests at...

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Fascinating Fact 4899

25th February 2008 12:23

GEORGE CLOONEY lost a $100 (GBP50) bet with U.S. film critic RICHARD ROEPER after the pair agreed to gamble on the outcome of the Oscars on Sunday...

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Stone Wore Lucky Rat's Foot

25th February 2008 12:23

SHARON STONE wore a 'lucky' rat's foot on her blouse as she hosted the auction at the post-Oscars Elton John Aids Foundation party on Sunday night...

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The Things They Say 7350

25th February 2008 12:23

"When we were in London, people were like, 'Oh, an actual movie about sweaters, how fascinating.'" Actress RACHEL BILSON on the confusion surrounding...

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Holbrook Credits Real-life Adventures For Into The Wild Success

25th February 2008 12:23

Veteran actor HAL HOLBROOK credits his own sailing adventures for his Oscar nomination - because they helped him understand his character in INTO THE...

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Day-lewis Thrilled With Catchphrase

25th February 2008 12:23

Oscar winner DANIEL DAY-LEWIS is thrilled his "I drink your milkshake" line from THERE WILL BE BLOOD has become part of popular culture. The...

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The Things They Say 7355

25th February 2008 12:23

"I'm a shameless auction pimp." SHARON STONE on her plans to make a fortune at the post-Oscars Elton John Aids Foundation auction.

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The Things They Say 7354

25th February 2008 12:23

"There were a few people I thought, when the music came up, I thought, 'Just let them have a little moment. It's such a big moment for them.'" Oscar...

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Damon And Greengrass To Make Fourth Bourne Movie

25th February 2008 12:33

Matt Damon is to reunite with director Paul Greengrass for a fourth movie in the Jason Bourne franchise.Oscar-winner Damon has played the amnesiac...

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Eastenders' Gang Attack Declared Too Violent By Ofcom

25th February 2008 14:55

An episode of EastEnders involving a gang attack on the Queen Vic pub has been deemed too violent by broadcasting regulator Ofgem.The BBC1 soap was...

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Aguilera Sacks Manager Over Poor Magazine Sales

25th February 2008 15:55

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has reportedly sacked her manager after a row over poor sales of a magazine featuring pictures of her and her family. The DIRRTY...

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Rem Announce Details Of UK Summer Stadium Tour

25th February 2008 15:55

REM have announced details of their upcoming UK summer tour.The US band will play four major stadiums cross the England and Wales in August this...

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The Things They Say 7356

25th February 2008 16:25

"My bedroom door won't stay open for some reason, so I keep it open with my awards." FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL explains how he latest gongs...

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Fascinating Fact 4901

25th February 2008 16:25

R+B singer/producer T-PAIN is adding talent scout to his resume - he's signed girl group SOPHIA FRESH to his Nappy Boy label.

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Adele Rules Out Dating

25th February 2008 16:25

Soul newcomer ADELE has vowed to remain single for the near future - because she doesn't trust men. The 19-year-old Brit admits she has been in love...

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Combs Ditched Bling Lifestyle For Film Role

25th February 2008 16:25

SEAN COMBS swapped his luxurious lifestyle for a more humble existence to prepare for his role in TV movie A RAISIN IN THE SUN. The...

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Bowie: 'Drugs Ruined My Memory'

25th February 2008 16:25

Pop legend DAVID BOWIE has warned kids to stay away from drugs, because experimenting with illegal substances in the 1970s has ruined his memory. ...

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Blur's Rowntree To Stand As Labour Mp

25th February 2008 16:25

BLUR rocker DAVE ROWNTREE is taking his political ambitions to the next level - he's to stand for the British Labour party in the next general...

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Combs Isn't Looking For Love

25th February 2008 16:25

SEAN COMBS has put his love life on hold while he chases his dream of making it in Hollywood. The singer has abandoned his New York home to set up...

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As I Lay Dying Star Bottled + Bloodied At Concert

25th February 2008 16:25

U.S. metal rockers AS I LAY DYING were recently forced to cut short a show in Australia after guitarist NICK HIPA was hit in the head by a bottle...

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Foxx Takes On Tyson Role

25th February 2008 16:25

Oscar-winner JAMIE FOXX is to take on the role of legendary boxer MIKE TYSON in a forthcoming film about his life. The retired sportsman is planning...

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Ferrell Caught By Wife In Sexy Pose With Klum

25th February 2008 16:25

WILL FERRELL and supermodel HEIDI KLUM were recently left red-faced at a photo shoot - after the comedian's wife caught them in a compromising...

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Broadway Actor Dies

25th February 2008 16:25

Veteran Broadway star DENNIS LETTS has died of cancer at the age of 73, just weeks after stepping offstage for the last time. Despite being...

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Swinton Prepared For Oscar Loss

25th February 2008 16:25

Actress TILDA SWINTON was so convinced she would not win an Academy Award on Sunday (24Feb08), she didn't hear her name when it was announced. The...

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Cotillard Fed Up With Talking About Herself

25th February 2008 16:25

French actress MARION COTILLARD will be relieved when the U.S. awards season is over - because she is sick of answering questions about herself. The...

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Penn Dating Nemcova?

25th February 2008 16:25

SEAN PENN is rumoured to have found comfort in the arms of supermodel PETRA NEMCOVA following his split from wife ROBIN WRIGHT PENN. The pair has...

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Family Group Protests Against Las Vegas Nudity

25th February 2008 18:31

The Parents Television Council, which has been responsible for generating most of the complaints about alleged indecency on network television, has...

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Live Again, Saturday Night Live Pulls Big Ratings

25th February 2008 18:31

Starved of live broadcasts of Saturday Night Live since the writers' strike began in early November, fans of the show returned en masse Saturday...

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Oscar Ratings Delayed

25th February 2008 18:31

Ratings for Sunday night's Oscars telecast on ABC were delayed by Nielsen Media Research today (Monday), but preliminary results suggested that the...

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Oscar Telecast Becomes Stewart's Show

25th February 2008 18:31

Jon Stewart received generally high marks for his hosting duties at Sunday night's Academy Awards show, certainly far better ones than he received...

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It's All In The Marketing, Y'know

25th February 2008 18:31

On Friday, Wall Street Journal critic Joe Morgenstern complained that if Vantage Point became a hit, it wouldn't be on account of its content or...

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Vantage Point Takes Advantage

25th February 2008 18:31

Say what you will about Vantage Point -- and critics last week unloaded on it -- the film delivered at the box office, producing an estimated $24...

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More Awards Winners

25th February 2008 18:31

In other awards ceremonies over the weekend, Juno topped the Independent Spirit Awards, while Lindsay Lohan's I Know Who Killed Me nearly swept ever...

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Oscar Winners: The Rundown

25th February 2008 18:31

Joel and Ethan Coen's No Country for Old Men made a stronger-than-expected showing at Sunday night's Academy Awards presentation. Although it was...

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Lowe's Yanks Spots From Big Brother

25th February 2008 18:31

The Lowe's department store chain has pulled its ads out of CBS's Big Brother series following criticism of an episode in which one of the...

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Hong Kong Director Lau Criticizes Spielberg's Olympics Stance

25th February 2008 18:31

Hong Kong director Andrew Lau Wai-keung, whose hit film Internal Affairs was recreated as the U.S. blockbuster The Departed by Martin Scorsese, has...

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Wood Joins Emin In Painting Auction For Royal Academy Of Arts

25th February 2008 19:26

ROLLING STONES guitarist RONNIE WOOD is to sell one of his paintings to raise funds for London's Royal Academy of Arts. The rocker-turned-artist has...

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Led Zeppelin Touted For World Peace Gigs

25th February 2008 19:26

Legendary rockers LED ZEPPELIN have been invited by the World Peace One organisation to reunite once more for a series of charity concerts across the...

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Bowie Hails Johansson's Waits Covers, Plays Down Own Contributions

25th February 2008 19:26

Veteran rocker DAVID BOWIE has heaped praise on actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON for her album of TOM WAITS covers, branding her vocal talents "mystical". ...

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The Things They Say 7358

25th February 2008 19:26

"I have a U.N. passport. It says 'Messenger of Peace' on it. It's very cool." GEORGE CLOONEY is proud of his new status.

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The Things They Say 7357

25th February 2008 19:26

"She really enjoyed her pregnancy. She has been nesting. And she has been resting which is different for her. She has really found a balance - before...

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Busey Apologises For Oscars Red Carpet Moment

25th February 2008 19:26

Actor GARY BUSEY called in to Los Angeles DJ RYAN SEACREST's breakfast radio show on Monday (25Feb08) to apologise for startling pals JENNIFER GARNER...

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Cody Refuses To Wear Weitzman Shoes To The Oscars

25th February 2008 19:26

LATEST: Oscar winner DIABLO CODY chose to wear her own shoes to the Academy Awards on Sunday night (24Feb08) after turning down the chance to wear...

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Gibson Buys Aussie Cinema Chain

25th February 2008 19:26

Hollywood star MEL GIBSON has completed a $19.44 million (GBP9.72 million) deal for his company Icon Film Distribution to takeover a popular cinema...

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Clooney Tells Cruise: 'Make Fun Of Yourself'

25th February 2008 19:26

GEORGE CLOONEY has urged Hollywood pal TOM CRUISE "make fun of himself" and broaden his appeal to movie audiences. Cruise's public persona has been...

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Landers Shaken By Post-oscars Crash

25th February 2008 19:26

Sound editor KAREN BAKER LANDERS suffered a post-Oscars car crash on Monday (25Feb08) morning, just hours after she claimed gold at the glitzy...

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Clooney 'Depressed' About Darfur Visit

25th February 2008 19:26

GEORGE CLOONEY is suffering depression after his last United Nations trip to wartorn Sudan and fears he may be causing more damage than good to the...

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Renfro Snubbed At Oscars

25th February 2008 19:26

Tragic actor BRAD RENFRO was snubbed at Sunday's (24Feb08) Academy Awards when organisers left him out of a montage of stars who died in the past...

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Stone Blasted By Peta Members For Rat's Foot

25th February 2008 19:26

LATEST: Hollywood star SHARON STONE has been slammed by animal rights campaigners for wearing a broach made from a rat's foot to Sir Elton John's...

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Jay-z Joins Linkin Park Onstage For Encore

25th February 2008 19:26

BIG PIMPIN' hitmaker SHAWN 'JAY-Z' CARTER stunned thousands of fans at a LINKIN PARK concert recently when he joined the rockers onstage for a...

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Badu: 'Rap Can Heal The World'

25th February 2008 19:26

ERYKAH BADU is convinced hip-hop can unite religious divides and heal the world. Badu preaches the message in new track The Healer, which features...

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The Things They Say 7359

25th February 2008 22:16

"Getting a text from BONO is one of the biggest things that can happen to an Irishman. (He's) the chieftain of our country." Best Song Oscar winner...

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Combs Goes Straight From Dancefloor To Talk Show

25th February 2008 22:16

Rap superstar SEAN COMBS had to be dragged from the dancefloor at an all night post-Oscars party at PRINCE's Hollywood home to appear on U.S. morning...

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Sting: `Hyde Park Police Show Will Be The Last In U.k.'

25th February 2008 22:16

LATEST: STING has urged British fans of THE POLICE to get tickets for the Hard Rock Calling concert in London in June (08) - because the trio will...

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Etheridge Is Once Star's Good Luck Charm

25th February 2008 22:16

MELISSA ETHERIDGE turned out to be a lucky charm for ONCE star MARKETA IRGLOVA after a chance meeting in the days before the Oscars. Irglova and...

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Diddy Offers Lopez Twins A Baby Wardrobe

25th February 2008 22:16

JENNIFER LOPEZ's former boyfriend SEAN `DIDDY' COMBS is so thrilled his ex has become another parent of twins he's planning to kit the babies out...

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Numan Convinced He Has Asperger's

25th February 2008 22:16

Synth-pop icon GARY NUMAN discovered he suffers from mild autism while taking a series of Internet tests. Though he has not officially been...

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Jury Duty For Madonna?

25th February 2008 22:16

MADONNA will find out if she has to serve as a jury member later today (25Feb08) after showing up at Beverly Hills Courthouse prepared to do her...

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Clever Jamie Lynn Passes Ged Exam

25th February 2008 22:16

Teen star JAMIE LYNN SPEARS has found something to smile about after her pregnancy controversy - she has picked up a General Educational Development...

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First Thalberg Oscar To Be Sold Online

25th February 2008 22:16

The Oscar producer DARRYL F. ZANUCK won in 1938 is to be auctioned off online. The first Irving Thalberg Memorial Award ever presented, Zanuck's...

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Clooney Pokes Fun At Pitt/jolie Baby Reports

25th February 2008 22:16

BRAD PITT's pal GEORGE CLOONEY has joined the ranks of those gossiping about ANGELINA JOLIE's 'baby bump', joking her bloated belly might just be a...

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The Things They Say 7360

25th February 2008 22:16

"Being sober has been a great challenge to me and it has been the beginning of a very lovely life." SQUEEZE star CHRIS DIFFORD on giving up booze.

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Fascinating Fact 4903

25th February 2008 22:16

Fruit-loving rap mogul SEAN `DIDDY' COMBS eats one portion of apple sauce every day and prefers apple pie to cake on his birthday.

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Fascinating Fact 4902

25th February 2008 22:16

Former BROS star LUKE GOSS has landed a leading role in the movie adaptation of videogame TEKKEN.

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Ronson Not A Fan Of Alcohol-free Grammys

25th February 2008 22:16

Brit Awards winner MARK RONSON has hit out at the organisers of the Grammys for not letting celebrities drink alcohol at the music Oscars. The...

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Fascinating Fact 4904

25th February 2008 22:16

AUGUST RUSH star JAMIA NASH, 11, who performed Best Song nominee RAISE IT UP at the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb08) sang at JOHN TRAVOLTA's 50th birthday...

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Hepburn Dress Tops Classiest Gown Poll

25th February 2008 22:16

The black Givenchy dress AUDREY HEPBURN wore in BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S has topped a new poll to find the Classiest Cinema Gown. Hepburn's iconic...

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Jessica Lange Adds Photographer To Her Resume

25th February 2008 22:16

Actress JESSICA LANGE is filling time between movie roles by publishing a book of her photographs. The 58-year-old past Oscar winner finds the hobby...

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The Creature Dead At 79

25th February 2008 22:16

THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON has died, aged 79. Tahitian ex-Marine Ben Chapman donned the mask and costume for the cult 1954 3-D movie. ...

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Clooney Shuns Goody Bags

25th February 2008 22:16

GEORGE CLOONEY and his girlfriend SARAH LARSON left the Academy Awards on Sunday (24Feb08) empty-handed - because the movie star refuses to accept...

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Whoopi Upset About Oscars Snub

25th February 2008 22:16

WHOOPI GOLDBERG held back tears as she spoke of her disappointment at not being part of a past Oscars glory tribute on her daily talk show THE VIEW...

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Janney Missed Juno Actress Speech

25th February 2008 22:16

JUNO star ALLISON JANNEY was left red faced at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday (23Feb08) when she realised her onscreen stepdaughter...

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The Things They Say 7363

25th February 2008 22:16

"He's really sick right now and was just giving me a hard time because I wasn't on tour... taking care of him. I'm like, 'I'm your wife, not your...

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Fascinating Fact 4908

25th February 2008 22:16

British actor TOM WILKINSON's daughter ALICE wore her prom dress to the Oscars. She was her nominated father's date for the evening.

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Fascinating Fact 4907

25th February 2008 22:16

MARTIN SCORSESE is DANIEL DAY-LEWIS' Oscars lucky charm - the moviemaker presented the Irishman with both his Best Actor prizes for MY LEFT FOOT and...

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The Things They Say 7362

25th February 2008 22:16

"My mother said, `I'm going to try to take a plane and get there on time, just make sure somebody gets there to help me through immigration.'" Oscar...

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Fascinating Fact 4906

25th February 2008 22:16

Movie studio bosses at Dimension Films have signed SAW screenwriters PATRICK MELTON and MARCUS DUNSTAN to script a remake of CLIVE BARKER's 1987...

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The Things They Say 7361

25th February 2008 22:16

"She wouldn't drive anywhere... It's cars with blacked-out windows everywhere for her. She thinks she's very recognisable." COLIN FARRELL on his...

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Brolin Penned No Country Journal As Wrap Gift

25th February 2008 22:16

JOSH BROLIN handed his NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN co-stars copies of a handmade bound journal he wrote while shooting the movie when the film wrapped. ...

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Fascinating Fact 4905

25th February 2008 22:16

Former stripper DIABLO CODY will follow her Best Original Screenplay Oscar win by turning a horror story she has written into a new movie. Shooting...

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